Dhaka, Feb 16 (UNB)- Sajid Hussain, the Commandant of Bangladesh Marine Academy, has been selected for the ‘Outstanding Contribution Award in Marine Education 2019’ of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) in London.
This prestigious award recognises the achievements of those who contribute to improving marine education.
IMarEST is a professional body of about 22,000 marine professionals from 120 countries, including Bangladesh. It has a Consultative Status at International Maritime Organization of United Nation.
Sajid’s selection was confirmed by an official letter on Friday. He will receive the Award Trophy at the IMarEST council session on March 15 at Guildhall of London, according to a press release.
Sajid has been working as a Chartered Engineer of UK Engineering Council since 2017 and Chartered Marine Engineer & Fellow of IMarEST since 2006, a Governor of the Board of Governors of World Maritime University since 2013, Sweden and a Maritime Ambassador of International Maritime Organization of UN since 2016.
His publications include 21 books, 20 research papers and 250 features.